China Times is a popular newspaper in Taiwan, published from and headquartered in Taiwan. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze China Times’s media bias and China Times’s factual reporting on the basis of its coverage, language used, presidential endorsements, media reports, research and blind surveys. We have also commented on the left or right biasedness of the China Times along with its factual accuracy.
Media Bias Analysis Summary
After thorough research, we will conclude whether the China Timesis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For China Times, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on China Times’s media bias. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media bias meter out of all the seven possible meters shown here.
Factual Reporting Summary
For commenting on the factual accuracy of the China Times, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if China Times has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of China Times. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.
A. China Times Media Bias Analysis
Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for China Times. We will observe, analyse and comment on the China Times language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of China Times’s editors, etc. to support our inference.
1. China Times Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines
We will rummage through previous headlines of China Times to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of China Times towards any side of the spectrum.
2. China Times Endorsement of President
Endorsement of presidential candidates in elections comments strongly about a newspaper’s affiliation towards left or right. We will look out for candidates that China Times has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support China Times’s political bias.
3. Political leader’s Criticism of China Times
A political leader’s frequent criticism of China Times will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised China Times in the past to support our arguments.
4. Allegations on China Times
Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against China Times by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if China Times is biased towards left, right or center.
5. Media Bias Articles from Research Papers, Institutions, etc.
Several reputed fact checking and media bias analytics organizations conduct thorough surveys and research to write about China Times media bias. To substantiate our claims about China Times’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.
6. Audience of China Times
The audience of China Times also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about China Times’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.
7. China Times’s controversial statements and tweets
Several newspapers make controversial statements or tweets on social media that reflect their affinity towards any ideology. We will flip through China Times social media accounts to look for clues that suggests China Times media bias.
8. Popular editors of China Times
Any popular person or editor associated with the China Times will also speak a lot about China Times’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of China Times that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.
9. China Times CEO’s political views
In this section, we will look if China Times CEO supports or sponsors any political party directly or indirectly. We will look for his tweets, statements, opinion pieces, and controversies that will take us towards China Times’s media bias.
B. China Times Factual Reporting Analysis
After China Times media bias, we will write about China Times’s factual reporting, to check whether China Times is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing China Times’s factual accuracies and will comment if China Times has ever published any false or misleading reports.
1. China Times’s misleading or false news articles
We will look for China Times’s previous history if it has ever intentionally or unintentionally published any fake news, false or misleading reports to influence audience. We will also write about false claims made by China Times in its Op-Ed or news section.
2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of China Times
Several fact-checking organizations including Politico, FactCheck, Snopes, Poynter, etc. conduct frequent fact-check on news articles published by newspapers. We will list down fact-checks that mentioned China Times to suggest if China Times has published false stories in the past or not.
3. Sources of China Times
Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by China Times in their news stories to find out if China Times is factually reliable or not.
C. China Times Reliability Ratings by Fact-Checking Organizations
Several organizations across the globe independently conduct thorough research and studies on the pattern of news coverage by mainstream media. These websites study the articles published by the news media with the help of professionals and rate them on the basis of bias and reliability. Under this section, we will find out what other fact-checking organizations and media monitors have to say about China Times.
D. History of China Times
China Times is based out of Taiwan and primarily published from Taiwan . In this section, we will comment about the history of China Times including China Times founder, China Times publisher, China Times circulation and China Times headquarters.
E. China Times Funding & Ownership
Under this section, mediabuzz will write about China Times’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how China Times’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.
F. Readers of China Times
Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers China Times enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of China Times audience.
G. China Times Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion
After a thorough analysis of China Times on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if China Times is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether China Times is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.